Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event at a community center in Darby, Pa., June 17, 2020. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Joe Biden’s appeal to voters seems to rest on three factors: One, he’d restore normalcy to the Oval Office and act like a grownup; two, he’s a political moderate;
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Sister Loraine McGuire with Little Sisters of the Poor after the Supreme Court heard Zubik v. Burwell, an appeal demanding exemption from providing insurance covering contraception, in Washington, D.C., March 23, 2016. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) In a piece for the Washington Post’s Plum Line blog, opinion columnist Paul Waldman offers a few rather disorienting comments on
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Supporters of Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have rallied their support for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in a united front against President Trump, according to polls conducted in six battleground states by The New York Times and Siena College. When asked whether they would vote for Biden or Trump, 87 percent of Sanders
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Who else but Hollywood celebrities would endorse the dumbest legal initiative in American history? Comedian Amy Schumer, actresses Anna Paquin and Connie Britton, filmmaker Ava DuVernay, and singer John Legend, among others, have thrown enthusiastic support behind new anti-police/anti-ICE legislation called the “Breathe Act.” This celebrity-endorsed Breathe Act, which Breitbart reported has been framed by
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Public opinion polls show a dramatic difference of opinion on the reliability of so-called “fact checking” groups. A 2019 Pew Research Center poll found 70 percent of Republicans believe these groups favor one side, while only 29 percent of Democrats agreed. The Republicans aren’t wrong. A review of fact-checking patterns shows a dramatic difference in
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A TikTok video that recently went viral on social media showed a recent Harvard graduate threatening to stab anyone who said “all lives matter.” In her melodrama, she tried to sound intimidating with her histrionics. She won a huge audience as she intended. But her video also came to the attention of the company that
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The Little Sisters of the Poor, a Catholic order of nuns, secured a major victory Wednesday. The nuns had been sued by Pennsylvania and New Jersey over their refusal, on religious grounds, to offer birth control and abortion-inducing drugs as part of their employees’ health care coverage.  Amy Swearer, Heritage Foundation legal fellow, joins “Problematic Women”
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The tech giants are colluding in their attacks on conservative speech. Last Tuesday YouTube banned popular conservative philosopher Stefan Molyneux after 14 years. Stefan ran the largest philosophy channel on YouTube with nearly a million subscribers, thousands of videos, hundreds of millions of views and billions of comments. Stefan wrote about his banishment on Twitter
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Communist Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant (Socialist Alternative) gave a victory speech Tuesday night after passage by the city council of the so-called Amazon Tax in which she vowed to overthrow the United States, replacing the government and society with a “socialist world”. Sawant, 46, immigrated from India as an adult with a B.S. in
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Earlier today we reported that Facebook and Instagram deleted Roger Stone’s personal accounts.  Tonight we have an exclusive statement from Roger Stone regarding these social media giants taking way his free speech rights. Earlier today Jacob Engels at TGP reported Facebook and Instagram have deleted the verified personal account of Roger Stone on Facebook, his
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Nuns of the Little Sisters of the Poor at the Supreme Court, March 2016. (File photo: Joshua Roberts/Reuters) In a modest victory for freedom, the Supreme Court has upheld the Trump administration’s protections for employers who object to having to provide coverage for contraception, abortifacients, and sterilization. This mandate has been plaguing religious groups for
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A transgender Vox writer wrote to the site’s editors complaining that a colleague’s signature on a letter arguing against ideological conformity made the writer feel unsafe. Emily VanDerWerff, Vox’s critic at large, tweeted Tuesday that co-worker Matt Yglesias’ signature on the letter made it harder to work at the media company. Yglesias joined Noam Chomsky, J.K. Rowling,
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